Queen Latifah Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Partner, The Equalizer, Movies, Net Worth

Queen Latifah Biography

A native of Newark, New Jersey, Queen Latifah (Dana Elaine Owens) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actress, and producer.

Latifah released her debut album All Hell the Queen on November 28, 1989, featuring the hit single “Ladies First” after signing with Tommy Boy Records that same year.

queen latifah age

Latifah was born on 18 March 1970. She is 50 years old as of 2020.

Queen Latifah Height

Latifah stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).

queen latifah parents

Latifah is the daughter of Rita Lama and Lancelot Amos Owens. His mother, Rita, was a teacher at Latifah’s alma mater, Irvington High School. On the other hand his father was a police officer.

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Latifah’s parents divorced when she was 10 years old. Her father attended Essex Catholic Girls High School in Irvington but graduated from Irvington High School.

queen latifah brother

Latifah had an older brother, Lancelot Jr. He died in 1992 after an accident that involved a motorcycle that Latifah had previously bought for him.

She did an interview in 2006 and revealed that she still wears a motorcycle key around her neck. This was visible during his performance in his sitcom Living Single.

Latifah also discussed how her brother’s death caused depression and drug abuse in her 1999 autobiography, Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman.

Queen Latifah Companion

Latifah is in a relationship with her longtime partner Ebony Nichols. She and her partner welcomed their first child, a baby girl. They are said to have met in 2009 on a tape of Dancing with the Stars.

Queen Latifah the Equalizer Robin McCall

Latifah starred as Robin McCall in the reboot of the 1980s detective series The Equalizer. The show premiered on CBS on February 7, 2021.

The series follows the life of Robin McCall, an enigmatic woman and single mother to teenage daughter Delilah. She has a mystical background and uses her extensive skills to help those who have nowhere else to go, acting as a guardian angel and a protector.

queen latifah net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Latifah has an estimated net worth of $70 million.

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